Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/12/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] SL BUG
From: "Dan Post" <>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 01:27:34 -0500

Did the prism on your SL de-silver ?
- -----Original Message-----
From: Bud Cook <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, December 18, 1997 10:48 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] SL BUG

>Call Leitz in NJ about lens compatibility.  The standard focusing screen on
>an SL has no split image incorporated in it which makes it more difficult
>focus wide angle lenses than the screen in an SL-2 (for instance).
>The cost of an SL may need to include some money for any repairs or
>adjustments.  This is an old camera.  I had to have DAG replace the prism
>and shutter in mine despite the fact that Leitz had just (supposedly)
>performed a *Signature Service* on it.  I've got about $550 in mine but it
>works perfectly.
>Bud Cook
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kai Ling OH <>
>To: <>
>Date: Thursday, December 18, 1997 8:51 PM
>Subject: [Leica] SL BUG
>>After  reading  so  many review on SL, I think I would like to get one.
>>main objective is to use a shift lens, probably a 4/35 PA-Curtagon, (well
>>can't afford the 2.8/28 PC-Super-Angulon-R, the best 35mm format shift
>>according  to  some  users). I would like to know what are the lenses
>>fit to SL, and also what is the price of a SL? Thank you.